Showing posts from August, 2012

It's Picture Book Day!!

I'm so glad that Cathy and Mandy created and continue the tradition of #PB10for10.  It's my favorite holiday in August!  Every year this day stresses me out because finding only 10 picture books to feature here is SOOO difficult.

Without further ado, here is my 2012 Picture Book List.

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds was apart of my list last year and frankly may be apart of my list for years to come.  This book is a staple in my classroom.  It is the book I go to when thinking about everything from feelings to taking risks to trying your best.  I've said it before and I'll say it again this is the one book I'd have if I could only have one.
Last year, I had the privileged of reading Ish to a second grade class at my school.  We had a rich discussion about Ramon and what "ish" really means.  The kids still had a couple of questions that I couldn't answer so I said "Why don't we ask the author?".  I went and sent a couple of Tweets to Peter and h…